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Jonathan Guyer I November 17, 2015PRI – Jonathan Guyer spoke with Marco Werman of PRI’s The World about the response of Arab cartoonists and satirists in the wake of the terror attacks in Paris and Beirut. In the interview, Jonathan describes the unifying messages coming from Arabic cartoons in response to the tragedies. He also discusses the global impact of terror and the ...Read more
Robbie Corey-Boulet I November 3, 2015As campus events go, it is difficult to imagine anything less controversial than the “Peace Fair” held at Côte d’Ivoire’s largest university one Friday morning last July. Part of a U.S. State Department-backed program intended to temper a politically volatile campus climate, the fair featured Ivoirian artists and singers, a blood-donation stand and booths where ...Read more
Gregory Feifer I November 19, 2015Reuters – In his latest article, Gregory Feifer discusses the possibility of persuading Vladimir Putin to cooperate in Syria, motivated by the common goal of combating Islamic State. Feifer writes, “Although Western governments are right to pursue any avenue that encourages genuine cooperation, they should be very, very wary of compounding the current crisis in Syria ...Read more
Haley Aubuchon I November 2, 2015The New York Times – ICWA Trustee Krishen Mehta is featured in a documentary film about offshore tax havens for international corporations. In his review, Andy Webster writes that “the ideas in this densely packed but enlightening film can be challenging, but must be heard.” Mehta has shared some of his insights on tax evasion ...Read more